This page contains details of the meetings of our Area Groups, other HMRS meetings and our participation in events organised by others.

A start has been made with publishing meeting reports here.

For directions and how to contact the Area Group Organiser go to the Area Groups page.

Mon. 27 August  10:30 for 15:30

Museum & Study Centre Open Day in conjunction with the Midland Railway Trust Victorian Train Weekend.

Mon. 3 September 18:30 for 19:00

London Area Group; A talk on some aspect of the SECR, John Arkell. John is the Membership Secretary of the SECR Society.

Sat. 22 September 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area Group; More Cine film from Derek Langford and others.

Wed. 26 September 19:30

Bletchley Area Group; Railways of Northamptonshire part 4, Robin Cullup & Brian Sullivan.

Fri. 28 September 

Essex Area groupVisit to Geoff Ashdown's "Tower Pier" EM gauge railway.  Contact John Shaw for details.

Mon. 1 October 18:30 for 19:00

London Area Group; More wagon pictures from David Larkin's research for his wagon books.

Thu. 11 October 19:40 for 20:10

Sussex Area Group; ‘Pendon Update’ Latest news from this iconic model railway museum by Geoffrey Robertson.

Fri. 26 October 19:30 for 20:00

Essex Area group "Am I a Member of the 'Historical Model Wagon Society?",  John Shaw.

Sat. 27 October 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area GroupMaurice Deane in the Bristol Area, Ian Bennett.

Wed. 31 October 19:30

Bletchley Area Group; Coal Traffic Research, John Arkell.

Mon. 5 November 18:30 for 19:00

London Area Group; 2 short talks - the GW&LNWR Joint Lines Minsterley Branch in Shropshire and a Holiday in North Devon during the last summer of Southern steam, Alan Rhodes.

Thu. 8 November 19:40 for 20:10

Sussex Area Group; The Cullum Collection Part 1 Southern scenes 1946-48, Mike King.

Sat. 24 November 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area Group; Philip Kelley 60 years of Railway Photography.

Wed. 28 November 18:30

Bletchley Area Group; An evening of discussion and viewing members’ current modelling projects.  There will also be some layouts to run things on as well.  Note  we meet from 18:30. 

Fri. 30 November 19:30 for 20:00

Essex Area group Brass horses for model courses and searchlights at Abbey Street,  Jas Millham.

Mon. 3 December 18:30 for 19:00

London Area Group; Members' evening and mince pies, members of the group will give a 20 minute talk on a subject of interest to them.

Thu. 13 December 19:40 for 20:10

Sussex Area Group;William Robert Galbraith (Consulting engineer to the LSWR) Part 2, An illustrated exploration of his work by Keith Goodsell.

Fri. 14 December 19:30 for 20:00 

Essex Area groupChristmas DIY meeting at which members are invited to give 10-minute presentations concerning recent modelling or research.  Some festive victuals will be available in addition to the usual tea and biscuits.

Sat. 15 December 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area Group; Christmas Social Bring your own mince pies etc.

Fri. 25 January 19:30 for 20:00

Essex Area group Official LSWR photographs, Nick Pomfret.

Sat. 26 January 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area Group; Members Presentations.

Wed. 30 January 19:30

Bletchley Area Group; Cambridge Part 3, David Scudamore.

Fri. 22 February 19:30 for 20:00

Essex Area group; GER Claud Hamilton, Lyn Brooks.

Sat. 23 February 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area Group; Alan Jarvis Photos of 1964-1965.

Fri. 22 March 19:30 for 20:00

Essex Area group GWR Brown Vehicles, Roger Saunders.

Sat. 23 March 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area Group; 1948 - a Momentous Year in the Forest, Ian Pope.

Fri. 26 April 19:30 for 20:00

Essex Area group Gauge 0 Guild DVDs, Dan Glading.

Sat. 27 April 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area Group; Chris Youett annual visit.

Fri. 17 May 19:30 for 20:00

Essex Area group Sir Charles Hutton Gregory, Jem Harrison.

Sat. 25 May 14:00 for 14:30

Bristol Area Group; Gauge 0 Guild DVDs (Bank Holiday Weekend).

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